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Woman, 87, dies after house fire in Lanark

Broomgate in Lanark
Image caption Emergency services were called to Broomgate in Lanark at about 21:15

A woman has died following a house fire in Lanark, police have said.

The emergency services were called to the blaze in a property in Broomgate at about 21:15 on Saturday.

Three fire engines were sent to the scene and an 87-year-old woman was taken to hospital. Police said the woman died later.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman added: "There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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